The first ever World Cup Kick-Off Celebration Concert will be taking place for the 2010 World Cup in South Africa. Kicking off the FIFA World Cup at the newly renovated Orlando Stadium in Soweto Johannesburg, this historic live concert event will showcase the music, sport and the cultural diversity of South Africa.
The event, taking place on Thursday the 10th of June 2010, will feature musical performances by major international superstars and African artists, along with special appearances by past and present football legends. Broadcast to networks around the world, the event is expected to be one of the greatest entertainment events on the African continent.
The great line up includes the likes of Alicia Keys, Amadou and Mariam, Angélique Kidjo, the Black Eyed Peas, BLK JKS, John Legend, Juanes, Shakira, The Parlotones, Tinariwen, Vieux Farka Touré and Vusi Mahlasela.
30,000 people will be able to experience this monumental concert and tickets can be bought through Computicket via www.computicket.com or by calling (+27) 083 915 8000. Tickets are priced at R450.00 (Outer Circle standing), R650.00 (Inner Circle standing), R850.oo and R950.00 (Upper Level seated), R1150.00 (Lower Level seated).